Sushma Mehta, councillor of ward number 36, said 'suvidha centers' in all sub zones of the local body should be renovated instead of constructing new areas. Mehta said MC had floated tenders for the construction of new areas for these suvidha centers, but no contractor turned up knowing the financial condition of the MC.
Christian Medical College and Hospital (CMCH) has appealed for help to a patient whose feet were amputated in an accident with a train recently at Ludhiana railway station. Subhash, 36, is undergoing treatment at CMCH, but his family is unable to afford the cost.
Around three months after the arrest of a dreaded gangster, Ravi Deol, police arrested his one of the accomplices on Friday and claimed to have recovered illegal weapon from his possession. The accused has been identified by police as Parminder Singh, 27, of Chhajawal village.
The two disputed gates installed by 'some unscrupulous residents' of Rishi Nagar locality were finally removed by the Municipal Corporation on Friday.
Union minister of state for information and broadcasting (independent charge) Manish Tewari on Friday warned against “criminalisation of politics in Punjab”.
The Shimlapuri police have booked two travel agents for allegedly duping a resident of Ajit Nagar of Rs. 3.50 lakh and sending him abroad using fake documents.
The city police booked a 22-year-old man of Mundiyan Kalan for allegedly abducting a minor girl on the pretext of marriage on Thursday. The accused Ajay Kumar is a labourer.
Khushmeet Kaur Bains, a final year student of MSc botany, has been selected for the National Youth Award for the year 2011-12, a press note here on Thursday.
With as many as 27 Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) candidates declared elected unopposed in four out of 12 block samitis, the party seems to be getting an edge over Congress in the block samiti polls.
Chamber for Industrial and Commercial Undertakings (CICU) has welcomed the decision by state government by exempting obtaining of No Objection Certificate (NOC) from Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) for setting up new industrial unit.
The local police on Thursday claimed to have busted a drug peddling racket with the arrest of a 21-year-old woman and her two accomplices.
Union minister Manish Tewari today alleged that the Akali-BJP government has pushed Punjab into a debt trap, and ridiculed the state government for describing it as a "productive debt".
After a 30-year interval, the circus will return to the Valley. A Ludhiana-based circus troupe, New Apollo Circus, is all set to tour Kashmir for nearly three months beginning end-May. Arjun Sharma
Criticising the SAD-BJP coalition government in the state for its alleged all round failure, union information and broadcasting minister Manish Tewari on Wednesday cautioned the party workers against backstabbing by its own people.
With the zila parishad elections round the corner, candidates have taken the social networking websites route to entice the tech savvy voters. Candidates from both Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and Congress are resorting to use of technologically advanced means, instead of just the conventional methods of wooing voters.